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Japan's love of fake eyelashes could be damaging in the long run..

A study carried out at the Georgia Institute of Technology found that frequent wearers of long synthetic eyelashes are at risk of eye damage, as they tend to funnel air into the eye instead of protecting it.

Japan's love of fake eyelashes could be damaging in the long run..

Soybean oil-based surfactant proven to improve cleaning, foaming and conditioning in shampoo

Scientists have developed a new non-toxic, environmentally friendly soybean oil-based polymeric surfactant (SBPS) and having studied it for potential application as a surface-active ingredient for shampoos, found that it improves cleaning, foaming, and conditioning.

Venture Life moves into China's skin care market with 30 year deal

Healthcare brand, 'Venture Life' has signed a 30-year distribution deal with Shanghai based REC Cosmetics; the owner of 1,000 skin care retail chains across mainland China.

India based Essel Propack sets sights beyond oral care

The speciality packaging supplier to Hindustan Unilever, P&G and Colgate Palmolive, is adjusting its focus to accommodate more cosmetics segments.   

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 A look at China's rare and precious ingredients
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A look at China's rare and precious ingredients

Traditional Chinese medicine includes many rare and highly efficient ingredients, of which their recognized benefits have been transferred from...

DNA testing kits open up new cosmetic markets in Japan
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DNA testing kits open up new cosmetic markets in Japan

In 2014, skin care companies turned to the 'DNA approach' in providing tailored supplements in Japan.    ...

Are beauty from within beverages useless?

Are beauty from within beverages useless?

A new study reports little or no benefits from the nutrient addition in functional beverages, many of...

Snail cream demand booms, with products 'selling every 6 seconds'

Snail cream demand booms, with products 'selling every 6 seconds'

Snail cream is popular as ever in China and Japan. As demand booms some brands are seeing...

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Happy Holidays 2014 from William Reed Business Media!

The holidays are fast upon us, so let’s put ‘business’ to one side and get into the...

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